Kudos to a colleague in Panama’s English-language news media

Let The Panama News spin its spin below, but first let’s show proper deference and just pass on The Panama Cyberspace News promotion in their own words and pictures: What is the Panama Cyberspace News? Listen at the following link:https://www.dropbox.com/s/5fppaznz50js8x1/Cyber%20News%20promo%20v1.mp3?dl=0 HOW TO SUBSCRIBE TO THE PANAMA CYBERSPACE NEWS AND MAKING PLANS FOR ANOTHER EXCURSION In […]

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Hightower, The next wave of refugees

The prospect of a 2 percent tax on wealth over $50 million has rich Americans considering expatriating. Shutterstock graphic. America’s rich refugee crisis by Jim Hightower — OtherWords This is a make or break year for many migrants seeking to improve their families’ financial conditions. They say they’re being persecuted in their homeland, yet they […]

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Gandásegui, PanCanal management

The fundamental problem with the Panama Canal is that it has not been managed in the way that its spokespeople have tried to convince Panamanians that it has. Archive photo by Eric Jackson. The Panama Canal Authority has structural problems as well as a water shortage by Marco A. Gandásegui, hijo The Panama Canal Authority […]

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Duckworth, Petition about war with Iran

Senator Tammy Duckworth (D-IL) speaks at the Pentagon. US Department of Defense photo. Rein in Donald Trump by Tammy Duckworth Top Trump administration officials gave a Senate briefing about the situation in Iran. Here’s what I took away from that meeting: It is more important than ever that Congress rein in President Trump. That’s why […]

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Hightower, Felonious democracy

The leaders of our democracy don’t actually like it when people participate, but Americans are a rebellious bunch. “Kayaktivists” rally against fossil fuel infrastructure in Portland. Photo by Rick Rappaport. Felonious democracy by Jim Hightower – OtherWords The awful truth about the corporate and governmental power elites in our democratic society is that they really […]

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New lineup in Panamanian justice’s big leagues — will it matter?

Magistrate Maribel Cornejo’s first day on the job, with encouragement from Archbishop Ulloa. Supreme Court photo. Pivot time for Panamanian justice, or… ? by Eric Jackson Two main events, perhaps watersheds, are beginning to make themselves felt down the lines of Panamanian criminal justice. Two of the three magistrates of the Supreme Court’s penal bench […]

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